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Historical Events For August - 11

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1748  On this day in history joseph Schuster, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

1757  On this day in history jose Pradas Gallen, composer, dies at 67  Click To Search About This In Google

1772  On this day in history explosive eruption blows 4,000' off Papandayan Java, kills 3,000  Click To Search About This In Google

1772  On this day in history the birth of Jean Victor Moreau, French general  Click To Search About This In Google

1772  On August - 11 rowland Hill, 1st Viscount/general  Click To Search About This In Google

1778  On this day in history friedrich Ludwig Jahn, founder of turnverein (gymnastics) movement  Click To Search About This In Google

1780  On August - 11 barbados hurricane begins  Click To Search About This In Google

1786  Captain Francis Light establishes the British colony of Penang in Malaysia on August - 11.  Click To Search About This In Google

1794  Jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1799  Joachim de Barrande, French paleontologist/geologist on August - 11.  Click To Search About This In Google

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1804  Francis II assumes the title of first Emperor of Austria on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1805  Pieter J Elout van Soeterwoude, Dutch judge/member of parliament on August - 11.  Click To Search About This In Google

1807  David R Atchison, pres of USA on March 3rd 1849 on August - 11.  Click To Search About This In Google

1811  On this day in history judah P Benjamin, US lawyer/minister of Confederacy navy [or Aug 6]  Click To Search About This In Google

1820  On August - 11 janos Lavotta, composer, dies at 56  Click To Search About This In Google

1823  On this day in history charlotte Mary Yonge, England, writer (Heir of Redclyffe)  Click To Search About This In Google

1824  On August - 11 new South Wales is constituted a Crown colony.  Click To Search About This In Google

1828  Edward Saloman, Gov (Union), died in 1909 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1832  Thomas Ogden Osbord, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1833  Robert Green Ingersoll, NY, author/politician/agnostic (Att Gen-R-Ill) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1835  On August - 11 george B Airy begins 46-year reign as England's Astronomer Royal  Click To Search About This In Google

1836  On August - 11 cato M Guldberg, Norwegian mathematician  Click To Search About This In Google

1837  Marie Francois Carnot, engineer/French pres (1887-94); assassinated on August - 11.  Click To Search About This In Google

1844  On August - 11 jernej Kopitar, filmologist/censor (Slavic Grammatica), dies at 63  Click To Search About This In Google

1852  On this day in history nicolaas Plomp, Dutch architect (Strugle), dies at 70  Click To Search About This In Google

1858  First ascent of the Eiger on August - 11.  Click To Search About This In Google

1858  On August - 11 christian Eijkman, Neth, bacteriologist (avitaminos, Nobel 1929)  Click To Search About This In Google

1860  Nation's first successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1860  Nation's 1st successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1860  On August - 11 alfred Coville, French historian (Lesson etats de Normandie)  Click To Search About This In Google

1860  James Wilson, politician on August - 11.  Click To Search About This In Google

1862  On this day in history carrie Jacobs Bond, Janesville Wisc, songwriter (I Love You Truly)  Click To Search About This In Google

1863  French protectorate over Cambodia is established on August - 11.  Click To Search About This In Google

1863  Cambodia becomes French protectorate on August - 11.  Click To Search About This In Google

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Famous Birthdays In August - 11

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1467  On August - 11 birth of mary of York, English princess (d. 1482)  Click To Search About This In Google

1600  On August - 11 birth of paul Hallman, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

1613  Cristoph Kaldenbach, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1635  Thomas Betterton, London, actor/dramatist (Coriolanus) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1667  Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, last of the Medicis (d. 1743) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1673  On August - 11 birth of richard Mead, London, physician  Click To Search About This In Google

1718  Sir Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-born British colonial governor (d. 1791) was born on August - 11.  Click To Search About This In Google

1720  On this day in history birth of martin Gerbert, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

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Famous Deaths In August - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0353  On this day in history death of magnentius, Roman usurper (b. 303)  Click To Search About This In Google

0449  Death of Flavian, Patriarch of Constantinople on August - 11.  Click To Search About This In Google

0480  Death of Leonidas, King of Sparta (b. circa 540 BC) on August - 11.  Click To Search About This In Google

0897  On this day in history death of wilfred the Hairy, Count of Barcelona  Click To Search About This In Google

1171  Louis I, Earl of Wage/Rieneck, dies on August - 11.  Click To Search About This In Google

1180  Guillaume de/Willem van Sens, Fren master builder (Canterbury), dies on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1183  Christian I, archbishop of Mainz, dies on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1204  On this day in history death of king Guttorm of Norway (b. 1199)  Click To Search About This In Google

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